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When Does A Texas Property Tax Protest Have To Be Resolved?

Homeowners considering protesting their property tax appraisal understandably have several questions. But before we answer these questions, it is important to understand how your property value is determined. HOW IS MY TAX BILL CALCULATED? In Texas, property taxes are determined at the county rather than the state level. Two factors impact the taxes:  Taxable value…

When Do You Qualify For Over-65 Homestead Exemption?

You qualify for an over-65 homestead exemption the day you or your spouse turn 65.  Other requirements are you must own the house and it must be your primary residence. Most issues related to Texas property taxes are based on a January 1 date.  The over-65 homestead becomes effective when you or your spouse turn…

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